“ADA at 30: What’s Next?” Corporate Leadership Council’s Annual Forum

Sep 30, 2020 3pm - 5pm
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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Corporate Leadership Council’s Annual Forum
September 30, 2020, 3:00 – 5:00 PM ET | Webcast

Commemorate the ADA’s 30th anniversary at our flagship webcast where we’ll honor disability inclusion champions and announce the top companies being named NOD’s 2020 Leading Disability Employers.

Hear from corporate HR and D&I executives, grassroots activists, and elected officials, who will recount stories from the disability rights movement, explore the challenges and opportunities people with disabilities face today, and envision what the future holds for our community.


REGISTER:

  • Exclusive to Corporate Leadership Council members! This event is open to to all employees of our member companies, so please invite your colleagues from relevant teams/ERGs to attend. Council members can register by logging into the Members’ Only Portal or contacting events@nod.org.
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FEATURING:

Charles LowreyCharles F. Lowrey
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Financial

JakeJake Konerza 
Director of Accessibility, Target

 

Mike ShebanekMike Shebanek
Head of Accessibility, Facebook

Steve RaymondSteve Raymond
Vice President, Accessibility
Product & Technology,
Charter Communications

 

Judy HeumannJudy Heumann
Disability Rights Activist
Tom RidgeTom Ridge
Former Governor of Pennsylvania; First Secretary of Homeland Security; Chairman, President and CEO, Ridge Global; NOD Board Chairman

 

Danny WoodburnDanny Woodburn
Actor on Seinfeld; Disability Rights Advocate
Headshot of Robert David HallRobert David Hall
Actor on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; NOD Board Director

 

Moeena Das headshotMoeena Das
Chief of Staff, NOD
Stephen PelletierStephen Pelletier
Retired EVP and COO of U.S. Businesses, Prudential Financial

 


PROGRAM:

  • WELCOME ADDRESS
    • Carol Glazer, President, National Organization on Disability
  • CELEBRITY EMCEES
    • Danny Woodburn, Actor and Comedian; Disability Rights Advocate
    • Robert David Hall, Actor; Disability Advocate; Board Director, National Organization on Disability
  • “NOTHING ABOUT US, WITHOUT US“
    • A special guest shares a message on life before and after the Americans with Disabilities Act, plus what’s next in the journey ahead.
  • PANEL: CONNECTING THE DOTS
    What does the struggle leading up to the signing of the ADA tell us about today’s fight for social and economic justice?
  • Judy Heumann, Disability Rights Activist
  • Lex Frieden, Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Adjunct Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Director, Independent Living Research Utilization Program at TIRR Memorial Hermann
  • Moderator: Moeena Das, Chief of Staff, National Organization on Disability
  • “ADA TODAY: A STATUS CHECK”
    The importance of retaining the gains made by the disability community made possible through the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    • Tom Ridge, Fmr. Governor of Pennsylvania and Secretary of Homeland Security; Chairman, President and CEO, Ridge Global; Board Chairman, National Organization on Disability
    • Hon. Bob Casey, U.S. Senator for Pennsylvania; Ranking Member, Special Committee on Aging
  • UNLOCKING THE PROMISE OF THE ADA: SPONSOR REMARKS
    The critical role business and corporate leaders play in unlocking the potential of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    • Steve Pelletier, Retired Executive Vice President and COO of U.S. Businesses, Prudential Financial; Board Director, National Organization on Disability
    • Charles F. Lowrey, Chairman and CEO, Prudential Financial
  • CEOS ON THE ADA AT 30
    • Messages from the C-suite leaders of Charter Communications, Eli Lilly & Company, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Prudential Financial, and Toyota North America.
  • HONORARY AWARDS
    Three honorees will receive special awards for their commitment to advancing disability inclusion, including:

    • Alan A. Reich Award for Exceptional Contribution in Disability Inclusion
    • Charles F. Dey Award for Equal Opportunity
    • NOD Lifetime Achievement Award
  • PANEL: ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY
    A conversation on the imperative of accessibility in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • Jake Konerza, Director of Digital Accessibility, Target
    • Steve Raymond, Vice President, Accessibility Product & Technology, Charter Communications
    • Moderator: Mike Shebanek, Head of Accessibility, Facebook
  • ANNOUNCING THE 2020 NOD LEADING DISABILITY EMPLOYERS
    • Danny Woodburn, Actor and Comedian; Disability Rights Advocate
    • Robert David Hall, Actor; Disability Advocate; Board Director, National Organization on Disability
  • CLOSING REMARKS
    • Carol Glazer, President, National Organization on Disability
    • Tom Ridge, Fmr. Governor of Pennsylvania and Secretary of Homeland Security; Chairman, President and CEO, Ridge Global; Board Chairman, National Organization on Disability


PRESENTED BY: Platinum: Prudential, Spectrum, Target; Gold: Hershey, Toyota; Silver: Anthem, Kaiser Permanente, Kessler Foundation, PSEG, Tennessee Valley Authority. Bronze: ADP, GM, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Randstad.


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